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Report: UW Bucks Declining Research Funding Trend
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A new report says Wyoming is among just a handful of states that haven't been cutting research funding at their public universities.
The National Science Board says only seven states didn't cut research funding at their public universities between 2002 and 2010...
New Test Results Due From Wyo. Fracking Zone
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey plans to release new test results from a Wyoming gas field where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has linked hydraulic fracturing to groundwater contamination.
The data to be released Wednesday comes from samples taken in April near Pavil…
Wyoming Ranked 3rd For Business Climate
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is being recognized again as one of the best places in the United States to do business.
The state is ranked third in Pollina's 2012 edition of its Corporate Real Estate's Top 10 Pro-Business States report...
Report: Too Little Mental Health Care For Boomers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
The Institute of Medicine says millions of aging baby boomers may have a hard time f…
Survey: High Fuel Prices Slowing Rural Growth
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Higher fuel prices may be applying brakes to the economy in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states.
A monthly survey index of rural bankers dropped to 57.1 in April from 59.8 in March. Organizers of the Rural Mainstreet Index survey say any score above 50 suggests the ec…
AAA: Motorists Tolls Used For Roads They Don’t Use
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest auto club says tolls are increasingly being diverted to pay for transportation projects and other expenses unrelated to roadways, bridges and tunnels used by the motorists who pay the fees.
Chris Plaushin, director of federal relations for AAA, told a Senate com…
Report: Deterrent Effect Of Death Penalty Unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says there is no reliable research on whether the death penalty has any effect on the murder rate, more than 35 years since the Supreme Court allowed the resumption of executions in the United States.
The National Research Council report says all the studies on th…
Results Show No Air Problems In Pavillion
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality says preliminary results from an air monitoring station in an area several miles east of Pavillion did not reveal pollution levels exceeding federal standards.
The state agency installed a mobile monitoring station that began…
Oil Prices Rise After U.S. Supply Report
NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices are higher Wednesday following government reports that U.S. supplies didn't grow as much as expected last week.
Benchmark U.S. crude rose 25 cents to $98.65 per barrel. Brent crude rose 41 cents to $116.64 per barrel in London...
Report: Electronic health Records Still Need Work
WASHINGTON (AP) — America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.
Hospitals and doctors' offices increasingly are goi…

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